Please Join us
for an educational and interactive garden tour event, located at our Research and Demonstration garden in Kimberley BC!
This year we will be hosting 4 tour events, taking place on the last Saturday of June, July, August and September, and takes place from 10am to 2pm!
During the tour
we'll discuss the 8 principles of Grow Biointensive mini-farming, host a Q & A session, and provide a free skill building workshop with demonstration of GB techniques!
Open to all ages
and experience levels, a fun and educational scavenger hunt will be available for the kids!
tea, water and snacks provided!
We really look forward to sharing
our passion and excitement for food localization and sustainability with you!
Full schedule is as follows:
10:00-10:30: Introductions, orientation, and a brief overview of sustainability and why we practice Grow Biointensive mini-farming.
10:30-11:30: Guided tour of the 7,000 square foot gardens, with discussion and visual demonstration of the 8 principles of Grow Biointensive mini-farming.
11:30-12:00: An opportunity for Q&A, with access provided to Grow Biointensive publications, charts, data and information sheets.
*An opportunity to explore or just be in the gardens
*Optional self teaching and observation exercise provided for group discussion
*Scavenger hunt begins
12:30-1:00: Sharing garden observations, open discussion and additional Q&A (conclusion of scavenger hunt with kids)
1:00-2:00: Skill building workshop with a demonstration of techniques and an opportunity for participants to take part hands on! Workshop topic to be determined based on tour group interests, likely to be one of the following: Flatting seeds and pricking out, Transplanting, Composting, Double Digging and Bed preparation, Garden design, Grain harvesting and threshing/winnowing techniques.